Original footage (and music) recapping Gay Games IV (includes a diving exhibition by Greg Louganis) and Stonewall 25 highlight the first part of this episode 15 of Forward & Out, Unity '94-Stonewall 25-Judge Karen Burstein, The latter portion of the show features then candidate and out lesbian Karen Burstein discussing her 1994 bid for New York State Attorney General. She won the Democratic primary (she was up against Eliot Spitzer, among others), but lost the general election to Republican Dennis Vacco partly because of a homophobic attack by Republican Staten Island Borough President Guy Molinari in which he claimed that Burstein wasn't qualified to serve as attorney general because she was a lesbian. Prior to her run for attorney general, Karen Burstein served as a NY State Senator from Queens, and a NY Supreme Court Judge.

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